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Billy Hamilton

Billy R. Hamilton (twitter: @BillyHamilton)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 160 lb.

Born: September 9, 1990 in Collins, MS
High School: Taylorsville HS (Taylorsville, MS)
Drafted
by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2nd round of the 2009 amateur draft.
Signed June 13, 2009. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 3, 2013 (Age 22.359, 18,132nd in MLB history)   vs. STL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2014 season [*]
Team: Reds 2013-2015
2015 Contract Status: Signed thru 2015, 1 yr/$545k (15) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2015): 1.028, Arb Eligible: 2017, Free Agent: 2020 [*], Agents: Wasserman Media Group [*]
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2013 22 CIN NL 13 22 19 9 7 2 0 0 1 13 1 2 4 .368 .429 .474 .902 150 9 0 0 1 0 0 /8
2014 23 CIN NL 152 611 563 72 141 25 8 6 48 56 23 34 117 .250 .292 .355 .648 83 200 1 1 9 4 0 *8/D RoY-2
2015 24 CIN NL 22 101 93 16 19 2 2 2 3 13 1 7 19 .204 .260 .333 .593 66 31 0 0 1 0 0 *8
3 Yrs 187 734 675 97 167 29 10 8 52 82 25 43 140 .247 .292 .356 .647 82 240 1 1 11 4 0
162 Game Avg. 162 636 585 84 145 25 9 7 45 71 22 37 121 .247 .292 .356 .647 82 208 1 1 10 3 0

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2013 22 CIN NL 13 22 2 3 0 1 0 6 0.7 1 7 0.7 .551 .504 0.6 0.1 6 /8
2014 23 CIN NL 152 611 -13 2 2 14 3 8 0.6 20 27 2.5 .506 .505 1.1 1.8 13 $500,000 *8/D RoY-2
2015 24 CIN NL 22 101 -5 4 1 4 0 4 0.4 3 7 0.7 .522 .503 0.3 0.5 3 *8
3 Seasons 187 734 -16 9 2 19 4 18 1.7 24 42 4.0 .511 .505 2.0 2.4 23 $500,000

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2013 CIN NL 22 CF 7 3 3 45.0 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 1 1 32 27 3.20 2.29 .987 2.50 2.49
2013 CIN NL 22 OF 7 3 3 45.0 16 16 0 0 0 1.000 1 26 3.20 2.29 .986 2.12 2.13
2014 CIN NL 23 CF 144 136 130 1199.1 354 342 10 2 3 .994 14 14 14 14 2.64 2.44 .986 2.48 2.48 RoY-2
2014 CIN NL 23 OF 144 136 130 1199.1 354 342 10 2 3 .994 14 14 14 14 2.64 2.44 .985 2.12 2.11 RoY-2
2014 CIN NL 23 DH 1 0 RoY-2
2015 CIN NL 24 CF 22 22 21 198.0 67 65 2 0 0 1.000 4 4 25 24 3.05 3.05 .991 2.43 2.41
2015 CIN NL 24 OF 22 22 21 198.0 67 65 2 0 0 1.000 4 4 25 24 3.05 3.05 .988 2.07 2.05
3 Seasons CF 173 161 154 1442.1 437 423 12 2 3 .995 19 19 16 15 2.71 2.51 .987 2.47 2.47
3 Seasons OF 173 161 154 1442.1 437 423 12 2 3 .995 18 19 15 15 2.71 2.51 .986 2.11 2.10
1 Season DH 1 0
3 Seasons TOT 173 161 154 1442.1 437 423 12 2 3 .995 18 19 15 15 2.71 2.51 .986 2.11 2.10
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1938 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1938 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1938 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1914 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1938 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1914) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1938 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Monthly Awards (yr-month lg award)
2014 June NL Rookie of the Month

Triples s c a p y
2014 NL  8 (7th)
2015 NL  2 (3rd)

Stolen Bases s c a p y
2014 NL  56 (2nd)
2015 NL  13 (1st)

Sacrifice Hits s c a p y
2014 NL  9 (6th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2014 NL  23 (1st)

SB % s c a p y
Active  76.64 (47th)
Career  76.64 (123rd)

Power-Speed # s c a p y
2015 NL  3.5 (7th)

Outs Made s c a p y
2014 NL  459 (5th)

Total Zone Runss c a p y
2014 NL  16 (4th)

Def. Games as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 NL  144 (4th)

Putouts as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 NL  342 (3rd)
2015 NL  65 (1st)

Assists as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 NL  10 (1st)
2015 NL  2 (5th)

Double Plays Turned as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 NL  3 (1st)

Putouts as OF s c a p y
2014 NL  342 (5th)
2015 NL  65 (1st)

Assists as OF s c a p y
2014 NL  10 (2nd)

Double Plays Turned as OF s c a p y
2014 NL  3 (1st)

Total Zone Runs as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 NL  16 (1st)
2015 NL  4 (3rd)
Active  19 (21st)
Career  19 (81st)

Range Factor/9Inn as CF (s.1954)s c a p y
2014 NL  2.64 (4th)
2015 NL  3.05 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 NL  2.44 (4th)
2015 NL  3.05 (1st)

Fielding % as CF (s.1954) s c a p y
2014 NL  .994 (1st)
2015 NL  1.000 (1st)

Total Zone Runs as OF s c a p y
2014 NL  16 (3rd)

Range Factor/9Inn as OFs c a p y
2014 NL  2.64 (5th)
2015 NL  3.05 (1st)

Range Factor/Game as OF s c a p y
2014 NL  2.44 (5th)
2015 NL  3.05 (1st)

Fielding % as OF s c a p y
2014 NL  .994 (5th)
2015 NL  1.000 (1st)

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Black InkBatting - 2 (625), Average HOFer ≈ 27
Gray InkBatting - 6 (1757), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 2 (2218), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
JAWS Center Field (339th), 4.0 career WAR/4.0 7yr-peak WAR/4.0 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.0 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2014 23 Cincinnati Reds $500,000 0.028 contracts
201524Cincinnati Reds$545,0001.028
2015 StatusSigned thru 2015, Earliest Arb Eligible: 2017, Earliest Free Agent: 2020
Career to date (may be incomplete)$500,000Does not include future salaries ($0)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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